Tile of Spain Awards 2016

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Tile of Spain Awards 2016

International Architectural Awards 2016 – Ceramics Design Contest

9 Aug 2016

Tile of Spain Awards 2016 : Architecture-Interior Design Contest

The international competition celebrating the application of Spanish ceramics is now open

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) announces the fifteenth edition of the prestigious competition celebrating the creative use of Spanish ceramics in interior design and architecture around the world

The application deadline is 26th October 2016. Entry is free and the prize fund totals 39,000 Euros

Tile of Spain Awards 2016

Tile of Spain Awards 2016

2015 Architecture Winner: “Multipurpose Teaching Hall at the Gavina School” by Carmen Martínez Gregori, Carmel Gradolí Martínez and Arturo Sanz Martínez Photo: Mariela Pollonio

The fifteenth edition of the Tile of Spain Awards is now open for entries, welcoming project submissions from international architects, interior designers and architecture students. Projects can be located anywhere in the world, but must make significant use of Spanish ceramics and must have been completed between January 2014 and October 2016.

The 2016 Tile of Spain Awards offer a prize fund of 39,000 Euros divided into three categories: Architecture (17,000 Euros), Interior Design (17,000 Euros) and Student Degree Project (5,000 Euros). The jury may also give special mentions in each category.

The jury chairman is the Portuguese architect, author and lecturer Gonçalo Byrne, holder of the Gold Medal of the French Academy of Architecture, plus Rome’s Piranesi Award. The panel of judges also includes Elisa Valero – author and professor at the Granada School of Architecture, Iñaqui Carnicero – lecturer at Cornell University and organiser of the Spanish Pavilion exhibition at the XV Venice Biennale, Nani Marquina – Spanish designer and founder of nanimarquina, Nuno Brandão Costa – Portuguese architect and lecturer, Ramón Monfort – Spanish architect and founding member of the Castellon Ceramic Design Centre and Ricardo Sánchez Lampreave – architecture lecturer and editor.

The awards have a long and distinguished history of recognising and championing talent. In 2015 the award in the architecture category went to Carmen Martínez Gregori, Carmel Gradolí Martínez and Arturo Sanz Martínez for the ‘Multipurpose Teaching Hall at the Gavina School‘ (Picanya, Valencia), whilst the Interior Design award went to El Equipo Creativo for the ‘Blue Wave Cocktail Bar’ (Barcelona).

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2015 Interior Design Winner: “Blue Wave Cocktail Bar” by El Equipo Creativo. Photo: Adrià Goula.

Closing date for entries 26th October 2016
Entry is free

For further information visit http://www.tileofspainawards.com or contact premios@ascer.es

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Spanish Architecture

European Architecture

Tile of Spain Event, London

Contemporary Interiors

European Copper Architecture Awards

Stirling Prize




Architecture in Spain

Museo de al Memoria de Andalucía, Granada, southern Spain
Alberto Campo Baeza
Andalusia Museum of Memory
photo : Javier Callejas

Museo de al Memoria de Andalucía

Merida Factory Youth Movement, western Spain
Jose Selgas, Lucia Cano, architects
Merida Building
image from selgascano

Merida Youth Factory

Centro Niemeyer, Avilés Oscar Niemeyer architect
Centro Niemeyer
photo : Ángel Navarrete

Centro Niemeyer

Spanish Architects

Pritzker Prize

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